LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Specialities: Eating disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, trauma
Treatment modalities: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Maudsley Family Based Treatment (FBT) for eating disorders
Dr. Gaydusek is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders. She provides individualized evidence-based therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families and has extensive experience in conducting individual, group, and family therapy. Dr. Gaydusek is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Maudsley Family Based Treatment for eating disorders.
Dr. Gaydusek’s approach to therapy is collaborative, supportive, and empathetic and she integrates empirically supported client-centered interventions into her practice to provide symptom relief. She works with clients to build insight, uncover maladaptive thinking patterns, improve quality of life, and teach skills to facilitate positive behavior change. Dr. Gaydusek tailors all treatment plans and utilizes interventions that best match the client’s needs.
Dr. Gaydusek received her B.A. in psychology from Hamilton College and her M.A. in school psychology from Marist College. She received a second M.A. in clinical psychology and her doctoral degree from the American School of Professional Psychology. She completed an APA accredited clinical internship at the University Medical Center of Princeton, which included an eating disorder rotation. During her doctoral training, Dr. Gaydusek worked with adolescent and adult eating disorder clients at the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt.
In addition to working at Mind Body Health, Dr. Gaydusek is working at Center for Discovery with adolescents and families. She is also the Clinical Program Director at Rock Recovery, a nonprofit organization that treats adults with eating disorders. Along with her expertise in working with eating disorders, Dr. Gaydusek has treated clients who suffer from various mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, and trauma.